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THE RIGHT BLEND OF ACTION, EMOTION, AND EDGE... 

“Dashofy takes small town politics and long simmerin

g feuds, adds colorful 

characters,  and  brings  it  to  a  boil  in  a  welcome  new  s

eries.”  –  Hallie 

Ephron, Author of 

There Was an Old Woman

Zoe Chambers, paramedic and deputy coroner in rural

 Pennsylvania’s tight-knit Vance 

Township, has been privy to a number of local secre

ts over the years, some of them her 


own. But secrets become explosive when a dead body 

is found in the Township Board 

President’s abandoned car.  

As a January blizzard rages, Zoe and Police Chief Pe

te Adams launch a desperate search 

for the killer, even if it means uncovering secrets

 that could not only destroy Zoe and 

Pete, but also those closest to them. 

Praise for CIRCLE OF INFLUENCE: 

“The  texture  of  small  town  Pennsylvania  comes  alive

  in  Annette  Dashofy's  debut 

mystery.  Discerning  mystery  readers  will  appreciate

  Dashofy's  expert  details  and 

gripping storytelling. Zoe Chambers is an authentic

 character who will entertain us for a 

long time.” – Nancy Martin, Author of the Blackbird

 Sister Mysteries 

“The author has struck gold by delivering a wonderf

ul story...

Betrayal, teenage angst, 

dysfunctional relationship and deep dark secrets wi

ll keep you turning the pages in this 

very enjoyable debut novel.” – Dru Ann Love, 

Dru’s Book Musings

“New  York  has  McBain,  Boston  has  Parker,  now  Vance 

Township,  PA  (“pop.  5000. 

Please Drive Carefully.”) has Annette Dashofy, and 

her rural world is just as vivid and 

compelling  as  their  city  noir.”  –  John  Lawton,  Prod

ucer/Director  and  Author  of  the 

Inspector Troy Series 

“I’ve been awestruck by Annette Dashofy’s storytell

ing for years. Look out world, you’re 

going  to  love  Zoe  Chambers  and  Pete  Adams,  and 

Circle of Influence

  is  just  the 

beginning.”  –  Donnell  Ann  Bell,  Bestselling  Author 

of 

The Past Came Hunting

  and 

Deadly Recall

“Dashofy does everything exactly right in this well

-crafted not-quite-cozy: compelling 

plot, original setting and wonderfully rich charact

ers. Her revenge-fueled tale of small 

town manipulation and murder will keep you turning 

the pages. This series is a winner!” 

–  Hank  Phillippi  Ryan,  Agatha,  Anthony  and  Mary  Hig

gins  Clark  Award-Winning 

Author 

“An excellent debut, totally fun to read. Annette D

ashofy has created a charmer of a 

protagonist  in  Zoe  Cambers.  She's  smart,  she's  sexy

,  she's  vulnerably  romantic,  and 

she's one hell of a paramedic on the job. It's grea

t to look forward to books two and 

three.”  –  Kathleen  George,  Professor  of  Theatre  and

  Writing  at  the  University  of 

Pittsburgh and Edgar-Nominated Author of the Richar

d Christie Series 

“This is a terrific first mystery, with just the ri

ght blend of action, emotion and edge. I 

couldn’t put it down. The characters are well drawn

 and believable...It's all great news 

for readers. I can’t wait to meet Zoe and Pete agai

n in Vance Township, Monongahela 

County, PA.” – Mary Jane Maffini, Author of 

The Dead Don’t Get Out Much


Books in the Zoe Chambers Mystery Series: 

CIRCLE OF INFLUENCE (#1) 

LOST LEGACY (#2) September 2014 

Part  of  the  Henery  Press  Mystery  Series  Collection,  if  y

ou  like  one,  you'll 

probably like them all... 

Author Bio

:   

Annette Dashofy, a Pennsylvania farm gal born and br

ed, grew up with horses, cattle, 

and,  yes,  chickens.  After  high  school,  she  spent  fi

ve  years  as  an  EMT  for  the  local 

ambulance service. Since then, she’s worked a varie

ty of jobs, giving her plenty of fodder 

for her lifelong passion for writing. She, her husb

and, and their two spoiled cats live on 

property that was once part of her grandfather’s da

iry. Her short fiction, including a 

2007 Derringer nominee, has appeared in Spinetingle

r, Mysterical-e, and Fish Tales: the 

Guppy Anthology. Her newest short story will appear

 in the Lucky Charms Anthology.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2014
March 20
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
294
Pages
PUBLISHER
Henery Press
SELLER
Henery Press LLC
SIZE
902.1
KB

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